‘REASON’ QUESTIONS

Question D. In chapter 4, Lynch examines the claim that “[a]ll belief is framed by tradition” (61) What are the two interpretations of that claim, and
what does Lynch argue about them? Do you agree with those who think that ‘no belief is rational independently of tradition’? Why?
Question E. What is Lynch’s goal in chapter 5? What is his “method game” thought experiment? What does Lynch think it shows? Do you find Lynch’s
defense persuasive? Why?
Question F. What is the argument, exposed in chapter 6, that no rational inquiry is aimed at the truth? How does Lynch respond to that argument?
Do you find Lynch’s approach persuasive? Why?

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